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Jonathan Zittrain and evelyn douek weigh in on the power of platforms like Facebook for Columbia Journalism Review.

Zittrain said the political ad fact-checking controversy is about more than just a difficult product feature. “Evaluating ads for truth is not a mere customer service issue that’s solvable by hiring more generic content staffers,” he said. “The real issue is that a single company controls far too much speech of a particular kind, and thus has too much power.

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